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Fall Prevention in Residential Construction

August 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

How much do you think only 1 serious OSHA FALL PROTECTION violation could cost you?

$500? $3,000? $ 12,934?

If you guessed $12,934, you’re absolutely right!  And that’s for EACH serious violation.

To help you avoid costly fines and protect workers, the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) in partnership with National Association of Home Builders and HBA of Greater Austin is conducting a 4-hour Fall Prevention in Residential Construction Training seminar for builders, trade contractors, supervisors and workers.  This training program focuses on identifying fall hazards in residential construction, as well as, providing attendees an understanding of the OSHA fall protection regulations and safe work practices to prevent fall-related injuries and deaths.

Specifically, the seminar will teach you how to:

  • Recognize common fall hazards in residential construction.
  • Identify when fall protection is required.
  • Determine which protection system to use for a given fall hazard.
  • Understand the key requirements and basic safety practices for each protection system.
  • Understand the safety requirements and practices for ladders and scaffolding.

FREE to attend, but online registration is required.

Instructor: Michael Thibodeaux, President of MJT Consulting Inc.

About: Michael has been a safety and risk management consultant to the home building industry for the past 11 years.  Before this he served as the executive director of risk management for US Home Corporation, now Lennar Corporation, for 22 years. Michael is a retired military veteran and retired municipal judge for the City of Hunters Creek Village.  In 2002, he was appointed to the advisory Committee on Construction, Safety & Health by the Secretary of Labor and remained on the committee for 9 years.




August 10, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lucas Schwind
(512) 861-2089


Phillips Event Center
8140 Exchange Drive
Austin, TX 78754 United States
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